Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Strawberry Ice Cream

Ingredients & Directions for 4 quarts:

4 cups of processed strawberries (pulse a few times in food
processor before measuring)
2 cups sugar
1 cup heavy whipping cream
3 cups half & half
1 tsp vanilla extract

Next, fill to the top of ice cream machine with whole milk.

Churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Strawberry Biscuit Recipe

Strawberry Biscuit Recipe

You will need:
1/2 cup (4 oz) salted butter, frozen
1/4 tsp baking powder
2 1/2 cups self rising flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup chopped strawberries

Directions:

Preheat oven to 475F. Grate frozen butter
with box grater. Toss together with flour,
sugar and baking powder in a large bowl. Chill
10 min. Make a well in the center of the batter
mixture. Add heavy cream. Stir 10 times. Add
strawberries and stir 5 more times. Turn flaky
dough out onto a floured surface and knead 3-
4 times. Lightly flour the top and roll out to
about 1 to 1 1/2″ thick. Cut dough with a round
cutter or glass. Place on a baking sheet. Bake
until lightly browned, about 15 min.

Optional:

Make a powdered sugar and water glaze and
drizzle over the tops of the biscuits. This
gives a little sweeter taste.

Or, brush with melted honey or honey butter
for a little less sweet taste.

Lazy Strawberry Sonker

Lazy Strawberry Sonker

You will need:

Filling:
2 pounds fresh NC strawberries
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup water
3 tablespoons cornstarch

Topping:
1 cup AP flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup milk
8 tablespoons melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

Mix filling ingredients and transfer to a deep
dish pie plate. Place pie plate in another oven
safe piece of kitchen ware, such as a 9×13
pan, as the filling will spill over during the
baking process. Cook 35-40 minutes. Halfway
through, stir filling.

Mix topping ingredients while the first
ingredients are baking. Once out of over,
cover top of sonker with topping. Bake 35-40
minutes more. Let cool 20 minutes.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Delight

Strawberry Cream Cheese Delight

Ingredients:

2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar – depending on sweetness of berries
3 cups sliced strawberries
1 cup whipping cream, whipped

Directions:

Beat cream cheese and sugar with mixer until light and fluffy.
Fold in strawberries and whipped cream. Turn into 5-6 cup
mold. Freeze at least 8 hours. Let stand at room temperature
30 minutes; unmold. Garnish with mint or strawberries.

 

Easy Strawberry Cobbler

 

Easy Strawberry Cobbler

You will need:
Filling:
1 stick (1/4 lb) butter
4 cup strawberries
1 cup sugar
Batter:
1 cup sugar
1 cup self-rising flour
1 cup milk

Directions:  Preheat oven to 375F. Melt 1 stick butter in
9×13 inch pan. Mix together 4 cups
strawberries and 1 cup sugar. Put in saucepan,
bring to boil.

Mix together second 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour
and 1 cup milk. Blend until moistened. Pour
batter over melted butter. Put strawberry
mixture over batter. Bake 30 minutes.
Delicious with vanilla ice cream.

Chocolate Dipped Delights

 

Chocolate Dipped Delights

Ingredients:

1 pkg. (8 squares) semi-sweet baking chocolate
4 squares premium white baking chocolate, melted (optional)
About 2 dozen strawberries

Directions:
Microwave chocolate in small microwavable bowl on HIGH 2
minutes or until chocolate is almost melted. Stir until chocolate
is completely melted. Dip strawberries into chocolate; let excess
chocolate drip off. Let stand at room temperature or refrigerate
on wax paper-lined cookie sheet 30 minutes or until chocolate is
firm. Drizzle with melted white chocolate, if desired.

Strawberry -Pretzel Icebox Pie

Second Place Winner–Strawberry Dessert Contest 2013
Kristina G. Harris, Raleigh, NC

2 c. finely crushed pretzel sticks
¾ cup butter, melted
¼ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1 (14-oz) can sweetened condensed milk
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
4 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. strawberry gelatin (1/2 (3 oz) package)
2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
1/3 cup granulated sugar

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together first 3 ingredient
s, firmly press on bottom , up sides,
and onto lip of lightly greased 10-inch pie plate. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove from oven to a wire rack, and cool completely (about 30 minutes).

2.Process strawberries in a food processor until finely chopped, stopping to scrape down sides as needed.

3.Beat condensed milk, cream cheese, and gelatin at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Add strawberries, beat at low speed just until blended.

4.Beat ¾ cup whipping cream at high speed until soft peakforms; gently fold whipped cream into strawberry mixture . Spoon into prepared crust. Cover and freeze 8 to 12 hours or until firm

5.Beat remaining 1 ¼ cups whipping cream at high speed until foamy; gradually add granulated sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Spread over pie. Freeze 1 hour or until whipped cream is firm.

Serves 8

Source: Southern Living Magazine

Strawberry Rice Salad with Chicken & Almonds

By Betty Thompson Morton, Kernersville, NC
Honorable Mention

3 cups North Carolina Strawberry halves
1 cup North Carolina strawberry slices
1 cup uncooked brown basmati rice
2 Tbsp. rice vinegar or your favorite vinegar
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. seasoning blend (Spice Delight) or seasoned salt 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp. local North Carolina honey
1 bag salad spring mix (3 cups packed leaves), roughly chopped
2 cups chopped cooked chicken or turkey
1/2 cup sliced almonds

Slice and halve North Carolina strawberries. Prepare rice following package directions. When rice is done, fluff with a fork and cool.
While rice is cooling, in a large bowl whisk together vinegar, mustard, and seasoning blend. Whisk in olive oil in a thin steady stream until dressing thickens. Whisk in honey.

Add rice, salad mix, chicken, almonds, and halved strawberries to dressing bowl, tossing to combineafter adding each ingredient
. Garnish with strawberry slices. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until chilled. Makes 6-8 servings.

Variations:
• Cooked bulgur, quinoa, red or black rice, or whole-wheat couscous can be substituted for the cooked brown rice if desired.
• If a meatless meal is desired, cooked turkey or chicken can be left out.
• Toast almonds for extra flavor, if desired.
• For a quick salad, substitute Honey Mustard Dressing for the made-from-scratch dressing.
Continue with recipe as directed above.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Cobbler

By Elicia Delapp, Stokesdale, NC
Third Prize Winner

1/2 cup butter
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup milk
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2 quarts strawberries, washed and capped
4 oz. cream cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt butter and pour in 9 x 13 pan. Mix egg, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and milk. Pour over butter. Add strawberries and pieces of cream cheese.

Bake for 45 minutes.

Strawberry Pizza

Strawberry Pizza
By Ivy Tanvishut, High Point, NC, who credits the recipe to her stepmother, Cathy McClatchy of Brookings, OR
Second Prize Winner

Crust:
3 cups flour
1-1/3 cup shortening
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1 egg
1 Tbsp white vinegar
6 Tbsp ice cold water

Filling:
2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

Topping:
2 lbs. fresh strawberries
14 oz. Marie’s strawberry glaze
Whipped cream

Crust:
Mix flour, shortening, sugar, and salt together, until like course cornmeal. Beat egg, add vinegar and water, pour into flour mixture. Mix until just blended. Chill in refrigerator 30 minutes. Then roll crust out on floured board to about 1/4″ thick. Place on a medium-size pizza pan. Flute edges and
prick with a fork. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 12-14 minutes Let cool slightly.

Filling:
Cream together ingredients until smooth and creamy. Pour into the slightly cooled crust. Bake at 350 degrees until knife near the center comes out clean. Cool. Refrigerate overnight.

Topping:
Clean and slice strawberries. Fold in strawberry glaze and pour on top of the pizza. Keep refrigerated.

Serving: Cut into pizza
-style slices. Serve with a squirt (or dollop) of whipped cream on each slice.

Note: May also assemble and serve the same day rather than refrigerate overnight and assemble on second day.